Definition of obstinately in US English:

obstinately

adverb

  • See obstinate

    • ‘As the old man listened to what the interpreter said, he half-closed his eyes and looked upwards, quite stubbornly and obstinately.’
    • ‘For a number of years now a former professor obstinately corrects me each time I refer to the Internet as a ‘place.’’
    • ‘Imagine him sticking to his guns and obstinately insisting that appeasement wasn't wrongheaded, there just wasn't enough of it.’
    • ‘With a second blow Becket, still obstinately upright, said: ‘Into thy hands, oh Lord, I commend my spirit.’’
    • ‘Universal anthems are one thing but in an increasingly homogenised, corporate world, the nation state obstinately refuses to wither away.’

Pronunciation

obstinately

/ˈäbztənətlē/